The Lazy Days of Summer Case Review

Atech STK6551

Atech sent us a newly revised and updated version of its AFT6551 case: the STK6551.

Atech is not a stranger to our case reviews. They previously submitted a case known as the AFT6551, and the STK6551 is an updated version. Atech kept the majority of the internals of the new offering the same as in the previous case. The biggest change, however, is found in its translucent acrylic outer covering, the most important major new feature of this case.

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Number Of Internal 3.5" Bays3
Number Of External 3.5" Bays2
Number Of External 5.25" Bays4
Number Of Case Fans Supported1 80 mm
Construction MaterialAcrylic and steel
Power Supply IncludedOptional
Special FeaturesScrewless design, front mounted USB/ audio/ 1394 ports (connectors not included)
Size (HDW)457 x 495 x 191 mm(18.0" x 19.5" x 7.5")
Sample Case Provided
Estimated Cost$99 US
Cooling Potential Rating7
Construction Quality Rating7
Overall Case Rating7

Internally, the STK6551 is very similar to the previous version, so we will focus on the improvements and enhancements that Atech has made. You can read our review, 15 Cases For Review .